Eating Local or Risk Death?

We have a guest blogger today.  Dennis Pacheco is Web Content Coordinator for, the Web site of premier sustainability publisher Chelsea Green Publishing. Their books include Sharing the Harvest and Fresh Food from Small Spaces, and they distribute contra-farmer Joel Salatin's books (Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal and others).  ...more

Are Girl Scout Cookies with Peanut Butter Safe?

A bit of good news if you love Girl Scout cookies like me. According to the Charlotte Observer and the Boston Channel, Girl Scout cookies are NOT connected to the Peanut Corporation of America which is linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak. ...more